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August 11-17 • August 18-24August 25-31

SUNDAY

MONDAY
TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

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MUSIC


Iron Horse Music Hall • Lisa Loeb • 7 pm • Northampton, MA • iheg.com

 

Little Theater on the Farm • “Just Us Guys” • Regional musical talent

 

Music From Salem • “Saariaho and Serenades” Concert • 4 pm • Pay what you can • 105 McKie Hollow Rd., Cambridge, NY • 518-232-2347

 

Music Mountain • St. Petersburg String Quartet, with Tao Lin, Piano • 3 pm • Gordon Hall

 

Summerland Music Society: Planet Earth Islands with live score by Tenth Intervention • 7 pm • Free, donations • Crandall Public Library, Glens Falls, NY

 

DANCE

 

Jacob’s Pillow:
—Master Class: Red Sky Performance • 10 am • Ages 16+ • Doris Duke Theatre • Pre-reg. req’d


—Pillow Case • 11 am • Call for details 413-243-9919, x132


—Special Workshop: Gaga/people • 12-1 pm • Ages 16+ • Pre-reg. req’d


—Gallim • 2 pm • Ted Shawn Theatre
—Red Sky Performance • 2:15 pm • Doris

Duke Theatre

 

Mahaiwe • Savion Glover with OUT’KNiGHTz • 7 pm

 

THEATER

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Ancram Opera House • “The Brothers Size” • 3 pm


Barrington Stage:
—“If I Forget” • 3 pm
—“Fall Springs” • 5 pm


Berkshire Theatre Group • Shrek” • 2 pm
Dorset Theatre Festival • “Mrs. Christie” • 2 pm


The Foundry • “Heartland” • 5 pm
Lumberyard Center for Film & Performing Arts • New Work by Elevator Repair Service • 3 pm


Mac-Haydn˙• “Little Shop Of Horrors”• 2 & 7 pm


Shakespeare & Co.:
—“The Children” • 3 pm
—“The Merry Wives of Windsor” • 5 pm
Theater Barn • “Great American Trailer Park Musical” • 2 pm


Wiliamstown Theater Festival:
—“Ghosts” • 2 pm
—“Before the Meeting” • 2 & 7 pm

 

MISC.

 

49th Annual Grow Show • 10 am - 4 pm • Free with Garden admission • Berkshire Botanical Garden • For events, visit berkshirebotanical.org

 

Tree Walk: With Hitchcock Center Naturalist Ted Watt • 10-11 am • Laurel Park, Northampton, MA • www.laurelparkarts.org

 

Mass Audubon • Canoe the Housatonic River • All ages 10+ • 8:30-11:30 am • Reg. req’d • Event at New Lenox Rd., Lenox, MA

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MUSIC


Lake George Music Festival: “Opening Night” • Chamber music by resident ensemble the Byrne:Kozar:Duo • 7 pm • Event at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 50 Mohican St., Lake George, NY • Tickets & season passes: 518-791-5089 • lakegeorgemusicfestival.com

 

THEATER

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Berkshire Theatre Group:
—“Working” • 7 pm
—“What We May Be” • 7 pm
The Foundry • “Heartland” • 8 pm

 

MISC.

 

Saratoga Jewish Cultural Festival • “Who Will Write Our History?” • Jews imprisoned in Warsaw Ghetto risked death to preserve Jewish experience of the war • 7 pm • Temple Sinai, Saratoga Springs, NY • www.saratogajewishculturalfestival.org

 

2nd Annual Vermont Community Leadership Summit • 9-5 pm • Vermont Technical College, 1 Main St, Randolph Center, VT • Register & info: vtrural.org/Summit19

 

 


 

TUESDAY
13

 

MUSIC


Lake George Music Festival: “Excursion!” • Celebrate international composers • 7 pm • Event at The Park Theater, 14 Park St., Glens Falls, NY • Tickets/season passes: 518-791-5089 • lakegeorgemusicfestival.com

 

Saratoga Jewish Cultural Festival • “Klezmer & Kosher Festival” • Local flavors & live Klezmer music • 5:30 pm • Clifton Park (NY) Chabad • www.saratogajewishculturalfestival.org

 

THEATER

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Barrington Stage:
—“Fall Springs” • 7 pm
—“If I Forget” • 7:30 pm


Berkshire Theatre Group:
—“Working” • 7 pm
—“Shrek” • 7 pm
—“What We May Be” • 7 pm


Shakespeare & Co.:
—“The Children” • 3 pm
—”The Merry Wives of Windsor” • 5 pm
—“Topdog/Underdog” • 8 pm


Wiliamstown Theater Festival:
—“Ghosts” • 7:30 pm
—“Before the Meeting” • 7:30 pm

 

MISC.

 

Norman Rockwell Museum • “Picturing Sesame Street: The Art of Illustrator Joe Mathieu” • 4:30 Lemonade on the

Terrace, 5 pm • Res. NRM.org/event

 

Ventfort Hall • Tea & Talk: “Archer Milton Huntington & the Hispanic Society of America Museum” • 4 pm • Res. rec’d at 413-637-3206

 

Back-Packed for Success • Families in Florida & Savoy • 6-7:30 pm • Gabriel Abbott Memorial School, 56 North County Rd., Florida, MA • Pre-reg REQ’D before Aug 9 to ensure enough backpacks at 413-663-7588

 

Kinderhook Public Library • Family Paint Party • 11 am • For aspiring artists of all ages

 

Society of American Magicians, Assembly #24 • Monthly Meeting • 7:30 pm • S.W. Pitts Hose Co. of Latham, 226 Old Loudon Rd., Latham, NY • www.sam24.synthasite.com

 

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MUSIC


Fibhorn Gallery • Golden Era Recorded Music: “3 Vinyl Albums by Cat Stevens” • 7-8 pm • Free • 21 Thomson Ave., Glens Falls, NY • Info 518-260-8313

 

Lake George Arts Project Concert • The McKrells • 7 pm • Shepard Park, Canada St., Lake George, NY • Rain venue info: 518-668-2615 • lakegeorgearts.org

 

Lake George Music Festival • “Hidden Gems” • Rarely performed but beloved music • 7 pm • Event at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 50 Mohican St., Lake George, NY • Tickets/season passes: 518-791-5089 • lakegeorgemusicfestival.com

 

THEATER

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Barrington Stage:
—”Fall Springs” • 7 pm
—“If I Forget” • 7:30 pm


Berkshire Theatre Group:
—“Working” • 2 & 7 pm
—“Shrek” • 2 & 7 pm
—“What We May Be” • 2 & 7:30 pm


Dorset Theatre Festival • “Mrs. Christie” • 2 & 7:30 pm


The Foundry • “Heartland” • 8 pm


Lake Theatre • “Hound of the Baskerviles • 11:30 am & 6:30 pm


Mac-Haydn˙• “Little Shop Of Horrors”• 2 pm
Shakespeare & Co.:
—“The Children” • 3 pm
—”The Merry Wives of Windsor” • 5 pm
—“Topdog/Underdog” • 8 pm


Williamstown Theater Festival:
—“Ghosts” • 2 pm
—“Before the Meeting” • 7:30 pm

 

MISC.

 

Carving Studio & Sculpture Center • Artist Talk with marble artists Alina Tenser • 7 pm • Free, open to public • 636 Marble St., West Rutland, VT • 802-438-2097 or www.carvingstudio.org

 

Mass Audubon • Moonlight Canoe Trip • All ages 10+ • 7-9:30 pm • Reg. req’d. • Event at Buckley Dunton Lake, Becket, MA

North Adams’ 23rd Annual Downtown Celebration • 5:30-9 pm • Rain date Aug 15 • Downtown North Adams, MA


 


 

THURSDAY

15

 

MUSIC


Ballston Spa • The McKrells • 6-8 pm • Wiswall Park

 

Friends of Clermont • Jessi Mason • 6-8 pm • Free • Clermont State Historic Site

 

Lake George Music Festival • “The Innovation: Then and Now” • 7 pm • Event at The Park Theater, 14 Park St., Glens Falls, NY • Tickets/season passes: 518-791-5089 • lakegeorgemusicfestival.com

 

Tang • Upbeat on the Roof Concert: “Red Haired Strangers” • country & bluegrass • Free, open to public • 7 pm (rain location inside museum)

 

THEATER

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Ancram Opera House • “The Brothers Size” • 8 pm


Barrington Stage:
—“If I Forget” • 3 & 7:30 pm
—“Fall Springs” • 8 pm
Berkshire Theatre Group:
—“Working” • 7 pm
—“Shrek” • 7 pm
—“What We May Be” • 7 pm


Dorset Theatre Festival • “Mrs. Christie” • 7:30 pm


Lake Theatre • “Hound of the Baskerviles • 11:30 am & 6:30 pm


The Foundry • “Heartland” • 8 pm


Mac-Haydn˙• “Little Shop of Horrors”• 2 & 8 pm


Shakespeare & Co.:
—“Topdog/Underdog” • 2 pm
—”The Merry Wives of Windsor” • 5 pm
—“The Children” • 7:30 pm


Theater Barn • “Great American Trailer Park Musical” • 8 pm
Williamstown Theater Festival:
—“Ghosts” • 2 & 7:30 pm
—“Before the Meeting” • 2 & 7:30 pm

 

MISC.

 

Northshire (Manchester store) • Rawi Hage with “Beirut Hellfire Society” • 6 pm

 

Chapman Museum • Walking Tour of Downtown Glens Falls w/ architect Bob Joy • $15 • Res. rec’d: 518-793-2826

Little Theater on the Farm • Huge Summer Barn Sale • Proceeds benefit the non-profit theater • 4-8 pm

 

 

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MUSIC


Iron Horse Music Hall • Joe Louis Walker Trio • 7 pm • Northampton, MA • iheg.com

 

Lake George Music Festival • Sounds of Our Time • Sarah Kirkland-Snider’s “Penelope” • 7 pm • Event at The Park Theater, 14 Park St., Glens Falls, NY • Tickets/season passes: 518-791-5089 • lakegeorgemusicfestival.com

 

DANCE

 

PS21:
—Free kids’ Workshop with Bridgman | Packer Dance • 1 pm
—Bridgman | Packer Dance • 8 pm

 

THEATER

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Ancram Opera House • “The Brothers Size“ • 8 pm


Barrington Stage:
—”Fall Springs” • 2 & 8 pm
—“If I Forget” • 7:30 pm


Berkshire Theatre Group:
—”Working”• 2 & 8 pm
—“Shrek” • 7 pm
—“What We May Be” • 8 pm


Dorset Theatre Festival • “Mrs. Christie” • 7:30 pm


The Foundry • “Heartland” • 8 pm


Lake Theatre • “Hound of the Baskerviles • 6:30 pm


Mac-Haydn˙• “Little Shop Of Horrors”• 8 pm


Oldcastle • “Judevine” • 7:30 pm
Shakespeare & Co.:
—”The Children” • 3 pm
—“The Merry Wives of Windsor” • 5 pm
—“Topdog/Underdog” • 8 pm


Theater Barn • “Great American Trailer Park Musical” • 8 pm


Williamstown Theater Festival:
—“Ghosts” • 8 pm
—“Before the Meeting” • 8 pm

 

MISC.

 

Northshire (Manchester store) • Katherine Howe with “The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs” • 6 pm


Celebrate Stephentown • Grassroots festival with 25 diverse events over 3 days • Schedule of events at celebrtestephentown.com

 

Moreau Lake State Park • Full Moon Hike • 8-10 pm • Park entrance fee • Pre-reg. • Full events at nysparks.com or friendsofmoreaulake.org

 

Little Theater on the Farm • Huge Summer Barn Sale • Proceeds benefit the non-profit theater • 8 am - 4 pm

 

Mass Audubon:
—Berkshire Views – Lenox Mountain: Taconic Ridge & Richmond Pond Views • Adults • 9:30 am -12:30 pm • Reg. req’d. •

 

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary
—Beavers, Birds, & Other Wildlife • Adults • 4:30-6 pm • Reg. req’d. •

 

Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary
—Evening at the Beaver Ponds • All ages 3+ • 6-7:30 pm • Reg. req’d. • Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

 

 

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MUSIC


Pearl Street Ballroom • Whiskey Myers • 8 pm • 10 Pearl St., Northampton, MA • iheg.com

 

Lake George Music Festival • Tickets/season passes: 518-791-5089 • lakegeorgemusicfestival.com:


—Afternoon Matinee of chamber music • 2 pm • Event at St. James Episcopal Church, 172 Ottawa St.


—“Late Night Concert” • Amplified jamming classical music • Sailing at 8:45 pm sharp! • Minne-Ha-Ha Cruise Ship, 57 Beach Rd., Steel Pier

 

Music Mountain • Barbara Fasano & Eric Comstock: “Busy Being Free” • 5 pm • Gordon Hall

 

Live Salsa with KomboLoko performing a Willie Colon & Ruben Blades Tribute • 6-8:30 pm • Pulaski Park, Main St., Northampton, MA

 

DANCE

 

PS21 • Bridgman | Packer Dance • 8 pm

 

THEATER

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Ancram Opera House • “The Brothers Size” • 8 pm


Barrington Stage:
—“If I Forget” • 3 & 7:30 pm
— “Fall Springs” • 8 pm


Berkshire Theatre Group:
—“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Revised)” • 11 am
—“Working • 2 & 8 pm
—“Shrek” • 2 pm
—“What We May Be” • 2 & 8 pm


Dorset Theatre Festival • “Mrs. Christie” • 2 & 7:30 pm


The Foundry • “Heartland” • 8 pm


Lake Theatre • “Hound of the Baskerviles • 6:30 pm


Lumberyard Center for Film and Performing Arts • The TEAM presents “RECONSTRUCTION (Still Working but the Devil Might Be Inside)” • 8 pm


Mac-Haydn˙• “Little Shop Of Horrors” • 4 & 8 pm


Oldcastle • “Judevine” • 2 & 7:30 pm


Shakespeare & Co.:
—”The Taming of the Shrew” • 11 am
—“Topdog/Underdog” • 2 & 8 pm
—“The Merry Wives of Windsor” • 5 pm
—“The Children” • 7:30 pm


Theater Barn • “Great American Trailer Park Musical” • 4 & 8 pm


Williamstown Theater Festival:
—“Ghosts” • 3:30 & 8 pm
—“Before the Meeting” • 3:30 & 8 pm

 

MISC.

 

Mass Audubon • Film & Forum: Permafrost Now • All ages 0+ • 5:30-6:30 pm • Reg. req’d. • Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

 

Northshire (Manchester store) • J.C. Myers with “Junkyard at No Town” • 6 pm

 

Albany Berkshire Ballet’s 50th Anniversary Gala: “The Golden Age of Dance” • 5:30-11 pm • Berkshire Plaza Hotel, 1 West St., Pittsfield, MA • Info: 413-445-5382 or ballet@albanyberkshire.org

 

Cambridge Historical Society & Museum • Books & Collectibles Sale • 12 Broad St., Cambridge, NY • cambridgehistoricalsociety@gmail.com

 

Celebrate Stephentown (New York) • Grassroots festival w over 25 diverse events over 3 days • Schedule at celebratestephentown.com

 

Green Mountain Club • Hike Little Rock Pond, Wallingford • Hike in to pond to swim with the loons (optional) • 9 am • Moderate, 5 mi. • Call leader for details: Sue Thomas at 802-773-2185

 

Little Theater on the Farm • Huge Summer Barn Sale • Proceeds benefit the non-profit theater • 8 am - 4 pm

Mass Audubon • Canoe the Housatonic • All ages 10+ • 8:30-11:30 am • Reg. req’d. • New Lenox Rd., Lenox, MA

Mass Audubon • Animals A to Z • All ages 0+ • 4–5:30 pm • Reg. req’d. • Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Roeliff Jansen Historical Society Museum • Copake Falls Day • 10 am – 4 pm • 8 Miles Road, Copake Falls, NY• roeliffjansenhs.org

 

Shaker Museum Mount Lebanon • Annual Benefit Gala • 6-10 pm • programs@shakerml.org • 518-794-9100, x220

 

Yoga Place • Pure Yoga/Divine Yoga with Peter Rizzo • 9-11:30 am • Pre-reg. • $30 prepaid, $35 at door, or by donation • 532 Main St., Bennington, VT • www.benningtonyoga.com